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Beaufort County Community College

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Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$8,662

Average Salary in 10 Years

$28,200
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Beaufort County Community College

Beaufort County Community College is located in Washington, North Carolina. It is a small public school part of the North Carolina Community College System system and offers undergrad programs. It has 1,500 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, and Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields. 27% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $23,900.

About
🗺 5337 US Highway 264 East
Washington, North Carolina 27889
Mission Beaufort County Community College is a public comprehensive community college committed to providing accessible and affordable quality education, effective teaching, relevant training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the people served by the College.
🌐 www.beaufortccc.edu
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

27%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

22%

Women Graduation Rate

30%
Cost
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Can you afford to attend Beaufort County Community College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$9,077
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$8,662
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$8,662
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$2,518
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$10,064
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$107
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Beaufort County Community College would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Beaufort County Community College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

70%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Beaufort County Community College you can visit www.beaufortccc.edu/financial-aid.

Beaufort County Community College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $8,662
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $2,518
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Beaufort County Community College?

Beaufort County Community College students, on average, make $28,200 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 4% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Beaufort County Community College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Beaufort County Community College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

4.2%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Beaufort County Community College.

Median Earnings of Students from Beaufort County Community College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Beaufort County Community College.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Beaufort County Community College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Beaufort County Community College.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Beaufort County Community College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Beaufort County Community College.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Beaufort County Community College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Beaufort County Community College.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Beaufort County Community College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.3x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Beaufort County Community College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Beaufort County Community College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.0x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Beaufort County Community College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Beaufort County Community College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

10
students per faculty
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Beaufort County Community College?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

1,500

Total Students

1,500
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

60%

Students over 25

29%

Student Median Household Income

$42,961
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

65%
of undergraduates

Men

35%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

Beaufort County Community College has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 54 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 186 women.

International Students

1%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Beaufort County Community College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Beaufort County Community College study?

Beaufort County Community College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Beaufort County Community College are:

  1. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  2. Health Professions and Related Programs
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
  5. Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
Approximately 80% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Beaufort County Community College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

62%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

38%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Beaufort County Community College has a retention rate of 62% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

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Undergraduate Transfers

41
3% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Low

Beaufort County Community College has around 41 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 3% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Beaufort County Community College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in North Carolina
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, North Carolina tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 46% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 50% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.